IRON MOUNTAIN - Glenord J. "Glen" Jenkins, 80, of White Birch Village, passed away on Friday, Oct. 15, 2010 at Maryhill Manor Nursing Home in Niagara.
He was born Feb. 17, 1930 in Stephenson, son of the late James and Helen (Bayee) Jenkins. Glen graduated from Kingsford High School in 1948 and enlisted in the U.S. Air Force, serving in Japan for two years during the Korean War.
He married Adele Reis on May 10, 1958, in Milwaukee. Glen was employed by Champion International in Milwaukee as a machine set-up man for over 42 years. He retired in 1995 and moved back to this area in 1997. Glen was a member of American Martyrs Catholic Church.
He was an avid outdoors man and enjoyed hunting, fishing and camping. Glen was a dedicated family man and loved spending time with his wife, children and grandchildren.
He is survived by his wife of 52 years, Adele; two daughters, Marie (Todd) Doerpinghaus of Palatine, Ill. and Judy Holter of Milwaukee; three sisters, Lorraine Rhodes of Milwaukee, Darlene Gurosh of California and Joyce (Harlan) Pirlot of Appleton; four grandchildren, Ryan and Matthew Doerpinghaus and Jacob and Jonah Holter; four brothers-in-law; three sisters-in-law; and several nieces and nephews.
Glen was preceded in death by a brother, Norman Jenkins and an infant brother.
Visitation will be held on Sunday from 3 p.m. to 6 p.m. at the Erickson-Rochon and Nash Funeral Home in Iron Mountain. The funeral mass will be on Monday at 11 a.m. at American Martyrs Catholic Church in Kingsford. Fr. Joseph Gouin will offer the Mass of Christian Burial.
Burial will be in Quinnesec Cemetery.
In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to the Dickinson County Cancer Unit Loan Closet or the charity of the donor's choice.
The family would like to extend their deepest gratitude to Fr. Joseph Gouin and the entire staff at Maryhill Manor for the compassion and care they gave to Glen.
Condolences may be expressed to the family of Glen Jenkins online at www.ernashfuneralhomes.com.
The family has entrusted the Erickson-Rochon & Nash Funeral Home of Iron Mountain with the funeral arrangements.